Monday, February 28, 2011

[SDCPJ] Volunteers needed! for Friends Center Opening, Mar 11-13

Do you like to help? We need volunteers of all kinds for the Friends Center Opening!!
No matter your abilities, likes, available times, there are many ways you can help out...

Contact us ASAP! Some of the areas we need help:

FRIDAY -- Food prep (1-5pm), Setup (5-6pm), Refreshments table (6:30-7:30),
   Concert door greeters (7-8pm), Intermission assistance (8:15-9pm)

SATURDAY -- Setup (8-10am), Cleanup (3-5pm)
   Shifts for Refreshment tables and Activities

SUNDAY -- Setup (9-10am), Cleanup (12-1pm), Greeters, Refreshments

During the week -- CLEAN UP!!
We appreciate an RSVP for this, but it's okay to just show up.
March 8, 9, 10  (Tues, Weds, Thurs), each day 9:30am - 3:30pm
Bring Lunch and rubber gloves. All other supplies will be provided.
Also, 9am each day there will be a quick tour of the building.

For volunteer/event questions or to sign up, email Mariah at info@prcsd.org or leave a message at 619-263-9301
For cleanup questions or RSVP, call Laurie 619-284-3118

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The Friends Center invites you to the...
Opening Celebration!

Weekend of March 11th-13th, 2011
Fri. 7-9 pm ♦ Sat. 10-3 pm ♦ Sun. 10-noon
3850 Westgate Place, San Diego

Enjoy a weekend of fun and community!
Come tour the building, enjoy music & performances, participate in activities, have refreshments, and more...

Friday 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Benefit Concert with John Neptune & East West

6:30 pm - Refreshments in the Friends Center courtyard
7:30 pm - Concert in the Brethren main hall, $20 Suggested Donation
John Kaizan Neptune is a master of the shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) and well-known in Japan. This California native is also an accomplished jazz artist and composer who has gained respect in both the East and West for his versatile and technically sophisticated melting pot of sounds. 
East West was formed in 2005 as a blend of artists, talent, and cultures. With a unique instrumental combination, East West offers a fresh, dynamic sound that is a new take on jazz standards, traditional melodies and original compositions. Present will be: Reiko Obata, Bill Andrews, Russell Bizzett, and Kamau Kenyatta.
Reiko Obata is one of the leading American koto players. A native Californian, she studied under masters in the U.S. and Japan. Her music has been featured on radio and in film and live theatre, and she has recorded CDs of her own compositions and arrangements. 

Saturday 10 am - 3 pm
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

Opening Ceremony, tours, entertainment, and fun!
Music Performers: Drew Searing, Given Harrison, Prairie Tenor String Band
Interactive Theater: "The Story of Ferdinand" by The San Diego Puppet Insurgency
Activities, such as: Crafts for a Cause, Creating children's room eco-rug, Making paper cranes
Plus: Building tours, Orchard tours, Refreshments, Quiet space, Info tables with Friends Center "Green" Experts

Sunday 10 am - 12 Noon
Interfaith Blessing

This time of blessing will represent the diversity of people, faiths, and traditions in our San Diego community. We welcome all who want to join in this spiritual blessing celebrated in a Quaker setting recognizing God's yearning for peace and wholeness in a hurting world.

For more info or download a flyer, visit www.sdfriendscenter.org or contact us at 619-263-9301 or info@prcsd.org

The Friends Center is a collaborative vision of:
American Friends Service Committee, First Church of the Brethren, San Diego Friends Meeting (Quakers), Peace Resource Center of San Diego

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